Search


You have searched for "M. Shanmugam"

Showing 1-7 of 7

Sort by: Newest | Oldest | Relevance


TECH 26 Jul 2019 | 8:29 AM

Singapore opposition says ‘fake news’ law may be used as muzzle

The leader of a new opposition party in Singapore is worried the government may use a recently passed law aimed at blocking fake news to muzzle the group ahead of general elections expected by early 2021.

TECH 09 May 2019 | 5:52 AM

Singapore passes ‘fake news’ law despite fierce criticism

Singapore’s parliament on May 8 passed laws to combat “fake news” that will allow authorities to order the removal of online content despite fierce criticism from tech giants and rights groups.

TECH 02 Apr 2019 | 4:21 AM

Facebook, rights groups hit out at Singapore’s fake news bill

Singapore submitted wide-ranging fake news legislation in parliament on April 1, stoking fears from Internet firms and human rights groups that it may give the government too much power and hinder freedom of speech.

Facebook 21 Nov 2018 | 4:17 AM

Singapore lawmaker blasts Facebook over refusal to take down ‘false’ post

A Singapore lawmaker hit out at Facebook on Nov 20, saying it had reneged on a promise to help rein in fake news and calling for tougher regulations, which the social media firm has cautioned against.

TECH 20 Sep 2018 | 9:26 AM

Singapore panel recommends regulation of tech firms over fake news

A Singapore parliamentary committee said on Sept 20 the government should consider legislation to ensure technology companies rein in online fake news and that those responsible are punished.

TECH 04 Dec 2017 | 5:30 AM

‘Rampant’ Singapore piracy prompts Hollywood lobby for crackdown

Singapore, which prides itself on being a haven for law and order, is being called a haven for pirating copyrighted programming by entertainment titans such as Walt Disney, HBO, the National Basketball Association and the English Premier League.

TECH 12 Sep 2016 | 1:00 AM

What would you do with your old phone?

Is it sitting in a landfill leaking heavy metals that will poison future generations? Why don’t Malaysians want to do the right thing with electronic waste?